Arugula’s peppery flavor is an excellent base for a savory salad. Add white beans for protein.
Great Spring Salad Combining Protein and Vegetables
1-2 cups of chickpeas
1 cup loosely packed flat leaf parsley
1 cup loosely packed shredded carrot
1/2 cup sliced radishes
1/2 cup chopped scallions
3 TBS fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. ground coriander
sea salt and pepper
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup raw almonds
Whisk lemon juice, coriander, 1@ tsp salt, and black pepper. Whisk while adding the olive oil in a slow stream. Place 1/2 cup chick peas in a bowl and mash. Toss in remaining chick peas, carrots, parsley, radishes scallions and almonds. Stir gently to combine and pour the dressing over the vegetables.